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Overhaul of Yangshupu Road set to begin by end of this month

Overhaul of Yangshupu Road set to begin by end of this month

A comprehensive overhaul of the 150-year-old Yangshupu Road — which Shanghai’s earliest water, gas and energy plants were located along — will commence by the end of the month, said the Planning, Land ...

Yang Jian | December 14, 2017, Thursday


New beetle species found in Pudong

New beetle species found in Pudong

A new species of beetle which has never been recorded in Shanghai, or in the world, has been spotted at the Binjiang Forest Park in the Pudong New Area, local greenery officials announced yesterday. The ...

Echo Hu | December 14, 2017, Thursday


City to crack down on cloned cabs

City to crack down on cloned cabs

THE city’s traffic police launched a campaign this month targeting “cloned cabs,” or cars disguised as taxis with drivers holding fake, or in some cases, having no licenses at all. The campaign will last ...

Xu Lingchao | December 14, 2017, Thursday


Parks, tourist spots to have new toilets

Parks, tourist spots to have new toilets

TOURISM authorities will put up 100 new public toilets, mostly at tourist spots, suburban parks and along the 45-kilometer stretch by the Huangpu River. Xu Weiwan, director of the Shanghai Tourism Administration, ...

Hu Min | December 14, 2017, Thursday


Sword that bares a massacre

Sword that bares a massacre

A visitor looks at a samurai sword — used by Japanese soldiers in a contest to kill Chinese during the invasion — on display at the Shanghai Songhu Anti-Japanese Campaign Memorial Hall in Baoshan District yesterday. The exhibition, about Japanese wartime atrocities, opened on Tuesday, the eve of national memorial day. The day commemorates the victims of the Nanjing Massacre, when Japanese invaders slaughtered about 300,000 Chinese during a six-week rampage after they captured the city, then China’s capital, eight decades ago. The sword was donated by the descendants of Shi Meiyu, chief judge of the Nanjing military tribunal. It belonged to second lieutenants Toshiaki Mukai and Tsuyoshi Noda, notorious for killing scores of Chinese. — Wang Rongjiang...

December 14, 2017, Thursday


Victims get police alert on telecom scams

Victims get police alert on telecom scams

AMID heightened awareness about telephone scams, Shanghai police seem to be making some progress in fighting back against the fraudsters. By the end of November this year, city police had saved 149 million ...

Chen Huizhi | December 14, 2017, Thursday


New cameras target lane cutting

New cameras target lane cutting

SHANGHAI traffic police have unveiled a new surveillance camera that catches drivers who illegally cut lanes. Since October 22, three such cameras had captured 479 lane-cutting offenses by Tuesday, police ...

Chen Huizhi | December 14, 2017, Thursday


5 staffers at Ctrip nursery arrested over child abuse

5 staffers at Ctrip nursery arrested over child abuse

THE Changning District People’s Procuratorate yesterday announced the arrest of five staff members involved in a child abuse scandal at a local Ctrip daycare center. According to the Weibo posting of ...

Ke Jiayun | December 14, 2017, Thursday


Late professor honored for devotion to work

Late professor honored for devotion to work

A Fudan University academic who was dedicated to education, biology research and aiding Tibet development was posthumously honored yesterday as an “Excellent Party Member” by the Shanghai Committee of ...

Yang Meiping | December 13, 2017, Wednesday


325 boxes of fireworks for sale in Shanghai seized

325 boxes of fireworks for sale in Shanghai seized

POLICE seized 325 boxes of illegal fireworks last Friday after receiving a tip-off. Authorities in Jinshan District said they were told early this month that a man had been buying fireworks and firecrackers ...

Chen Huizhi | December 13, 2017, Wednesday




 

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